Our farms may look like rolling fields from the ground, but from space they make the whole planet look like a 1980s videogame.

Along the banks of the Orange River, on the border between Namibia and the Republic of South Africa, picture captured by the Advanced Land Imager on NASA's Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite, 2010

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Croplands near Garden City, Kansas, on a false-color composite image taken by Landsat 's Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus sensor

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The border between Kazakhstan and China, nea the city of Qoqek (also known as Tacheng), China, on an image acquired by the Landsat 8 satellite

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South-west of the city of Perdizes, Minas Gerais, Brazil. There are a variety of crops in the region: wheat, potatoes, sunflowers, rice, coffee, soybeans and corn, among others.

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Hexagons near Kufra, southeastern Libya

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Yuanyang, Honghe, China

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Around Olton, Texas

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Stripes near Petropavlovka, Republic of Buryatia, Russia

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Near La Grande, Washington

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Rice fields in China

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A folding fan-like agricultural area near Lake Alakol, Kazakhstan

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